Updated: 3:02 AM Hundreds of people showed up at a protest rally and candlelight vigil in Huntsville. The family of Courtney O'Bryant, 25, spoke out at the rally claiming his civil rights had been violated.
Updated: 3:03 AM An executive session of the Brazos Animal Shelter's board ended with a major announcement. The three current board members will be stepping aside, and 15 people will be stepping on board in the coming weeks.
Posted: 11:40 AM Population estimates released this week by the U.S. Census Bureau show that San Antonio is now larger than San Diego – by 969 people – and has leapfrogged to seventh on the list of the 10 largest U.S. cities.
Updated: 2:07 AM It's being called the next step towards big changes in Northgate. Thursday, College Station's city council approved a tax increment reinvestment zone for that part of town, one which would help fund a hotel-convention center.
Updated: 7:53 PM It's not your typical camp in the woods and there's no arts and crafts.
It's hammer and nails, paint brushes and saws, and a mission to help others.
It's a community service camp called United Methodist Action Reach-Out Mission by Youth, or U.M. ARMY.
Updated: 7:07 PM More talks about transportation needs in our area, this time in Washington County. The city of Brenham and Washington County Commissioners are working together on improvements for Highway 290.
Updated: 7:52 AM The House is expected to vote later today on a bill that would reduce estate taxes after 2011. House Republican leaders have been trying to rework the current law, which eliminates the tax in 2010 but brings it back a year later.
Updated: 7:50 AM A Houston group wants police to be allowed to question people about their immigration status. The group -- called Protect Our Citizens -- is conducting a petition drive to force a vote on what it calls the city's --quote-- "sanctuary policy."
Updated: 7:47 AM Dallas County plans to bill foreign countries for the cost of treating their indigent citizens -- but county officials acknowledge it's unlikely they'll be reimbursed. Parkland Memorial Hospital earlier this week began documenting the number of indigent foreign nationals it treats, says John Gates, the hospital's chief financial officer.
Updated: 7:44 AM The investigation continues into what caused a six-alarm fire that destroyed a historic Dallas theater and several neighboring businesses. There were no injuries reported in yesterday's fire in Dallas' Lower Greenville Avenue entertainment district -- that destroyed the Arcadia Theater and at least two restaurants.
Updated: 7:43 AM Jury selection starts today in the Houston retrial of 41-year-old Andrea Yates. The Houston woman is accused of drowning her five children in a bathtub. Her 2002 conviction was overturned on appeal last year because of erroneous testimony.
Updated: 2:51 AM The Anderson-Shiro High School Owls took home the 1A state baseball championship. Wednesday, the city celebrated in style. The baseball title is the first for a team from Anderson-Shiro.
Updated: 3:09 AM Two Brazos School Administrators voluntarily stepped down Wednesday night. Dr. Robert Slater, the school's founder and superintendent resigned along with the board's president Thomas Reynolds.
Updated: 2:51 AM For the first time this year, Brazos County neighborhoods have tested positive for West Nile Virus. Mosquitoes collected at a pair of Bryan neighborhoods last week were found to have West Nile.
Updated: 2:52 AM The three-member board of the Brazos Animal Shelter will meet to discuss what is simply being described as personnel matters. The board will meet in executive session Friday at 2:30 PM at the Bryan Municipal Building.
Updated: 2:53 AM After a year of service, the local Salvation Army Captains are leaving the Brazos Valley. Captains Gary and Beth Sturdivant and their three children are headed to Hendersonville, North Carolina.